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July 29, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) announced the successful inclusion of $2,500,000 in federal community project funding for the City of Somerville’s Poplar Street Pump Station & Art Farm project in the FY2022 House Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill, which is expected to pass the House this week.

June 23, 2021 In The News

U.S. Representative Ayanna Pressley is fighting for funding for local community projects to help residents recover from several of last year’s hardships. If she is successful, hundreds of thousands of dollars will go to programs at the Dimock Center, La Colaborativa in Chelsea and the mayor’s tuition-free college program, as well as several others across the Massachusetts 7th district.

June 11, 2021 Press Release

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WASHINGTON – This week, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) testified before the House Appropriations Committee in support of the Community Project Funding requests she submitted to the committee.

Rep. Pressley’s Community Project Funding requests focus on rebuilding a more just and equitable Massachusetts 7th as we recover from the COVID-19 crisis and address deep and persistent inequities.

August 6, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTONCongresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and Senator Edward J. Markey (D-MA) today released a response from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 1 to their request for rapid deployment of air quality monitors in Chelsea, Massachusetts.

March 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and 19 of her colleagues sent a letter to the White House urging the Trump Administration not to use the coronavirus pandemic as an excuse to give handouts to the fossil fuel industry. The letter comes in response to reports that the Trump administration is considering a bailout of the oil and gas industry as part of a coronavi

February 7, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Edward J. Markey (D-MA), and Representatives Richard E. Neal (MA-01), James P. McGovern (MA-02), Joseph Kennedy III (MA-04), William Keating (MA-09), Katherine Clark (MA-05), and Lori Trahan (MA-03) sent a letter to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) asking for information on how they plan to support the mental health needs of Puerto Rico residents in the wake of the recent earthquakes.